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THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF KALISPELL
D. IU PEELEIt, I're , F. J. I.EnEllT, V. Pre., 11. E. WEIlSTEIl, Cash., W. D. LA.WS0N, A. Cah,
TrnsactRcncrid tanking-biulnefi. DrafU Irsued, available In all cities ot th United
State and Kuropo, Hong Kong ami Manila. Collection mado on favorable terms.
LADD &, TILTON, Bankers Portland, Oregon
Fstabliihed In 18M. Transact a Ooneral Ilanklng IluslnoM. Interest allowed on time de
posits. Collections made at all points on favorable terms. Utters of Credit Issued available In
Europe and tho hastcrn States, bight Exchange and Telegraphic 'I ransfors sold on Now York,
Washington, Chicago, Ht Louis, l)oncr. Omaha, Ban Tranclsco and various points In Oregon,
Washington, Idaho, Montana and lirltlsh Columbia. Exohange sold on London, 1'arls, Berlin,
Frankfort and Hong Kong. " '
UNITED STATES NATIONAL BANK
OF PORTLAND, OREGON.
J. C. AINBWOttTlt, Prosldout. W. 11. AYEIt, Vlco-l'resldont. K. W. 8C1IMEEK, Cashier
A. M. WHIUIir, Assistant Cashier.
Transacts general banking business. Drafts Issued, available In all cities of tho United
btatesaud Europe, Hong Kong and Manila. Collections made on favorable terras.
MOUTH WEST CONNER THIRD AND OAK STREETS.
Capital, fully paid up, $25,000.00. Surplus and undivided profits, 93,000.00.
Commenced Business June 5, 1005.
OFFICERS : J. V. FOIIDNEY, President j It. T. I'LATT, Vice President: C A. WOOD, Cashlor.
OA11I) OF MKECTOHH: J. W. Fordnoy, II. T, l'latt, F. C. Knapp, W. A. Browcr, II. L. rowers,
Thos. Cochran, M. L. Ilolbronk. C. A. Wood.
"Oldest Hank In tho Btato of Washington."
DEXTER, HORTON & CO.
Capital 20u, oo 3 AlNIkTF?! Surplus and undivided
Deposits 17,MO,000 pMlliVCirCO prollts, l,000
Accounts of Northwo't Faclflo Hauls solicited uixin terms which will grant to them tho
most liberal accommodations consistent with tholr (alanccs and responsibilities. Wm.M.
Ladd, rresldent; N. II, LattinMsaaiiager; M. V, 1'eierson, Cashlor. Seattle, Washington.
THB PIRBT NAaVnAL, BANK OP PORT TOWN8END
KstabllshedBg Collections promptly mado and remitted.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
.FIRST NA TIONAL BANK of North Ymklmm, Wash,
OmnHal mn Suntlum 0130,000 OO
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
V alia Walla, Washington. (First National llnuk In tho Btato.)
Transacts a General Banking Business.
CAPITAL 100,M. BUIU'LUS 1IW,UM.
LEVI ANKKNY. President. A. H. UEVNOLD& Vice I'reildonL A. It. nUUFOUD, Cashier
THE NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY
CmmHml $900,000 Stintlum $200,000
OFFICEHft Chester Thornc. President:
Frederick A. Itlce. Aslstant Cashier; Dellwrt
JNO. C. AINHWOItTH, Prcs. JSO. a 1IAKEK, Vlco Pres. P. C. KAUFFM AN, 8d Vlco Pros.
A. U. PltlCHAItD, Cashier. F. P. HASKELL, Jit., Assistant Cashlor.
THE FIDELITY TRUST COMPANY BANK
General Banking CAPITAL AND SURPLUS. $390,000 Safe Deposit Vaults
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT! Interest at tho Itato of S per cent per Annum, Credited Beml-Annually
ALFltED COOMDUK, Pres. A. F. McCLAlNE Vlco Pres AAHON KUH.V, Vice Pres,
CHAH. E. BCHIIIEIl, Cashier. D. C. WOODWAHD, Asst. Cashier.
THE COLFAX NATIONAL BANK of Oolf x Wash.
Trnncncta n genoral banking btiHitiudi. Special facilities for handling Kaatorn
WanliliiKton nud Itlalio itcniH.
VANCOUVER NATIONAL BANK Vancouver, Wash.
Leading Financial Institution In Southwestern Washington
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
CAPITAL, $50,000 SURPLUS, $50,000 ASSETS, $1,000,000
LEVI ANKEKY l'lisjdont; E.Q. OltAWKOItl), Vlco I'rcslilcnti W. 1". CO.NNAWAY, Cashier
LoWAnU'ii)'. Hurry Lmltl Corbctt, W. I'. Crawford, E.G. Craw ford, W. W, McCredle
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Interest Paid on
FIRST NATIONAL BANK of
Negotiated. Kiro and
uonerai iiniiKing isuhkioss.
Capital, $30,000 E. AltNKbON.I're. 0, It. JAC0I1I Cashier
A Per Gmnt Interostt FiilU on Time Oepossltsa
THE FIRST INATIOINAL, BAINK
OP DULUTH, MINNESOTA.
CAPITAL, HOO.OOO SURPLUS and PROFITS (1,100,000
U. Sm Qovernment Depository.
We Solicit Vour Dustiness
La Grande National Bank liSSSE
1 Ommitml and SurRlum, $120,000
DIRECTORS: J. M. llerry. A. U. Conler. K. J. Holmes, K. M. Hjrltit, F. L. Meyers. Geo. h
Cleaver, Geo. Palmer.
The Merchants National Bank:
Of St. Paul, MlnncMttt
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Capital, 1,000,000.00 Surplus, $500,000.00
Trnnancta a uunarul bunklnic busslnestit. Corresspondence Invited
OFFICERS-KENNETH CLARK, President: OEO. II. PRINCE, Vice President; II. W.
PARKER, Cashier; II. VAN VLECK, Assistant Cashier. '
DIRECTORO-Crawford Livingston. Kenneth Clark, J
rrlnce, v. u. Bigulow. it.u. Noyes, v,
j nomas A.wanow,
W. 11. Parsons, J ..M. Hannalord, Charles P, Noyes.
Our new plant on Front St., between Seven
teenth and Nineteenth Sti ., is the most modern
Engineering Plant on the Pacific Coast Work
placed with us will be executed with efficiency
BANK ST- JOHNS ORE-
W. L, BTKINWKO,
A. 11. CLINK
Arthur Alborlsom Vice President and Cashlor:
A. Young, Assistant Cashier.
LEW A. HUNTOON,
East Grand Forks, Minn
Cyclone Insurnneo Written. Does a
UEO. L. CLEAVEIl
V. L. 1JHKKII0LT8
Asst. Cashier Asst. Cashier
n. Bklnncr. Louts W. Hill. Geo. II.
f. I) rtnu..v W U ITnllo.. V V U.nnila.a
NEWS OF THE WEEK
Condensed Form for
HAPPENINGS OF TWO CONTINENTS
A Resume of the Less Important but
Not Less Interesting Events
of the Past Week.
A St. Louis couplo will bo married
soon at tho agos of 101 and 100.
Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York
bavo boon visited by a snow storm.
Early fiult in Tcnnosseo is reported
to bo sovcrsly damaged by cold weather.
A slighfcarthquako shook nt Charles
ton, S. 0., throw tho pooplc Into a
There is no chance for tho election of
a senator from Rhode Island tho present
session ol tno legislature.
Chlncso famlno sufferers aro dying
by hundreds and tlioro is dlfllculty in
securing tho dead suitablo burial.
Tlie Austrian "premier declares, every
eclony of tho various nations should bo
mado an Independent government.
President Roosevelt lms about mado
up liis mind Hint tho best way out of
tho national campaign trouble is for the
government to pay tho Icgltlmato ex
penses of all candidates.
San Franoieco street railway employ
es aro receiving back pay. Tho arbitra
tion board granted tho men an increaso
from the tiino tho troublo began last
fall and now $415,000 is being distrib
uted. Dr. Kcnnard, an American agent In
Russia, cays the suifedrlng tlioro from
famlno is appalling. Not less than
20,000,000 aio dopondonton aid until
another harvest. Epidemics of disease
add to tho suffering.
Hearst is Bald to bo building up a
Tlioro is a deadlock in tho Wisconsin
Joromo Is investigating a chargo of
tampering with a Thaw juror.
The vlco president of tho New York
Central railroad fuvors government
Tho Drltish budget propones a pen
sion for old ago and increased taxon on
Southern cotton inanugttcturers com
plain of rato discrimination by tho
Captain Goorgo Curry has been in
augurated governor of Now .Mexico in
plnco of F. C. Hagerman, who resigned.
Tho thief who etolo 125,000 from
tho Not them Puoifio PixpreMS company
at St. Paul Iiuh been captured and tlio
Tho Illinois Supremo court has de
cided tho municipal ownership law in
valid and Chicago will not bo able to
own hor own street railway Byetom.
Regis II. Post has been inaugurated
govornor of Porto Rico in succession of
Uoekman Winthrop, who resigned to
become assistant secretary of tho treas
ury at Washington.'
The Hermann trial Is approaching
Ban Francisco street car employes
may strlko for 8 hours and f 3 a day.
Coal miners at Coleman, Alberta,
havo struck for an increaso of 10 per
cent in wages.
Tho Chicago & Allton railroad has
been fined $00,000 for granting rebates
in moat shipments.
Spain lias outlined a program for a
new navy which calls for an appropria
tion of $04,000,000.
Robbers hold up tho Northern Pacific
Express company's oIUco at St. Paul
and secured $25,000.
Portland piolce have capturod the
"pink domino," a bold burglar who
has terrorized the Nob Hill district for
Snow storms and freezing weather
prevail from Wisconsin down intc Kan
sas. In places tralas aro delayed on
account of the snow.
The United States census bureau lias
placed Seattle's population in 10no at
104,100. Senator Piles Is indignant
and declares the city has over 20U,(JQ0.
Governor Buchtel of Colorado, has
asked tho governors of all states con.
taining public land to Join him in a
conference June 18, 10 and 20 at Den
ver to discuss tho question of public
A Northern Pacific train was wrecked
near Jamestown, N. D., and five per
Russia and Japan have completed the
evacuation of Manchuria, leaving only
a few railway guards.
Oflicials cf the Zortman, Mont.,
rninse deny that the stage robber got
$28,000 for his work.
DEEP SNOW ON PRAIRIES.
Inches Ruins Fruit Prospect.
Omaha, April 10. Fivo Inches of
Bnow foil during tho night, and tho
storm continued during tho forenoon.
Tho fall wns general over Eastern Ne
braska, and is the heaviest knewn in
Aprjl for many years, Tho extent of
dnmngo is not known. Opinion as to
tho storm's offect upon fruit and early
vegetables varies. In sotno counties
along tho eouthorn and central bolts
cherries, poaches, plums, and berries
aro said by sotno authorities to have
boon ruined almost, entirely, while
other growois repcrt that fruit was not
far enough advancd to becomo seriously
In grain circles it is bolievcd tho
snow will kill nil the green bugs that
havo been threatening tho winter wheat
crop and spreading over tho central
portion of the Btato.
A Norfolk dispatch fays Northern
Nebraska, Southern South Dakota,
Northeastern Wyoming and tho Black
Hills nto covered with n blanket of
snow six inches deep upon tho level,
which is still falling. At Northwestern
railroad headquarters hero it was said
tho storm was practically over tho en
tiro system west of tho Missouri rivor.
DEATH LIST GROWING.
Mexican Earthquake Proves to
Been Most Disastrous.
City of Mexico, April 10. Today the
Associated Press wns In direct commu
nication with a number of towns in tho
district a fleeted by Sunday's earth
quake. From tho telegrams received it
is certain that tho death list will ex
ceed 100. Tlioro aro a number of small
towns yet to bo hoard from, but up to
iluto tho average number of fatalities at
these places has mimed from 0 to 12
and the number of injured from 30 to
In Chilana 33 persons woro Iniurcd
and 770 buildings destroyed. Nobody
was killed, as reported yesterday.
After tho ill at great shock tho air was
filled for many miles with a thick,
sickening, sulphurous odor. This
caused great distress to tho survivors.
Tlioro aro many speculations as to tho
caueo ol tho peculiar freak of nature
and Boino consider It a proof that tho
earthquuko had its origin in eomo sub
San Francisco Remembers Earthquake
San Francisco, April 10. Whllo
(hero was no general cessation of the
work of rehabilitation, tho first anni
versary of the earthquake and tho firo
which loft this city tt mass of ruins yus
olisorvcd yesterday by appropriate re
ligious services and commcmoiatlvo ex
ercises by tho lluildlng Trades Council
and other organizations.
Tho crowning event of tho day was
tho hauquot of tho Moiuhants' associa
tion at tho Hotol Fulrmount, nt which
tho mitlerlal and civio regonemtion of
the city was amply discussed and faith
oxprested in a now and grtulor San
Franc It co. Tho principal buslncsa
streets woie" decorated with bunting
and incandescent lights. Flags were
Hying every w hero and tho domo of tho
city hall, still in a partly wieckod con
dition, was illuminated as on gala occa
sions "beforo the firo."
WILL QO FOR SIX-BITTERS
Frisco Policy Holders Bring 1,800
bults for Payment.
San Francisco, April 10. Moro than
100 suits ogainBt insurance companies
for the payment of policios hold during
tho great firo a year npo wore filed to
day at the county clerk's oUlce, bring
ing the total woll over 1,800. At 5
o'clock, whou tho olllcu closed, tliero
was a long Hue of attorneys, olerks and
messengers waiting, and it took three
clerks nearly an hour to dispose of the
Today was practically the last day
for tho filing of such suits, although
in some cases the year ullowcd will not
expire until tomorrow. During the
Kst two days tho county clerk's ofiico
is taken in nearly $3,000 in fees on
these cases alono.
After Men With Guns.
New York, April 10. While squads
of detectives are scouring tho foreign
quarters, working under tho direct or
ders of Police Commissioner Ulngham,
arresting all the armed men they find,
tho judicial olllceiB aro showing evidenco
of their intention to cooperate with tho
police in breaking up tho practlco of
carrying deadly weapons. District At
torney Jerome has prepared 50 cases
against men charged with carrying con
cealed weapons, and will present them
to the giand jury tomorrow. In all,
215 men liavo been locked up.
Volcano Erupts In Andes,
Valparaiso, Chile, April 10. Newt
has reached here that the Ren I hue vol
cano, in the provinco of Valdlvia, is In
violent oruption. The eruptions aro
accompanied by awful subterranean
rumblings, earthquakes, intense dark
ness, electrical displays, ashes and
boiling water. Tho flowing )aa has
set lire to the surrounding forests, and
the Inhabitants arc fleeing in terror.
FIRE IN PHILIPPINES
Uo Ho, Second Town In Islands,
Suffers Heavy Loss.
TYPHOON IN CAROLINE ISLANDS
One-Fourth the Population of One of
the Islands Dead and Rest
Manila, April 20. Latest reports
from Hollo say the firo has been
checked. The native quarter of tho city
was destroyed. Tho property loss is
estimated at $100,000 gold. Tho busi
ness section of the city was untouched,
it being saved by tho military and con
Soven hundred houses were destroyed
and 800 or 1,000 natives made homo
loss. Adoquato roliof measures havo
bcon taken. Tho homleess havo been
housed In schools and othor buildings.
Tho provinco and tho city wli! provide
for tho refugees and no physical suffer
ing iu feared.
Tlioro was no loss of lifo by tho
earthquakes. Tho shocks, whllo tho
most sovoro oxperionced in 1C years,
woro not violent enough to emu? much
destruction. Dispatches from points, iu
several provinces report sovoro shocks
but llttlo damage.
Tho total damauo caused bv tho
earthquakes in the untiro archipelago
will not oxecod $10,000.
Typhoon Sweeps Caroline Islands.
Uorlln, April 20. Colonial Director
Dcrnburg informed tho budgot commit
tee of the rolchstag today that n cablo
messago had been received from tho
govornor of (ho island of Yap, an
nouncing that a disastrous typhoon
swept over the Carol I no Islands on
Good Friday, March 20, and that 230
cf tho 800 natives of tho Ululthl group
woro drowned, that tho cocoanut trees
woro destroyed, and that famlno threat
ens tho surviving natives. ,
Tho steumor Planet, of tho German
navy, which has been engaged in geo
dotio work, and tho learner Muni, of
the Julult company, proceeded to Ulul
thl islands, taking food and help. It
wits proposed to bring as many of tho
suffering natives as posslblo to the Pe
low and Jjulrono IbIuikIs.
Lett Than 100 Lives Lost.
Mexico City, April 20. Communica
tions have now been .opened with all
tho Important points In tho section mast
affected by tho eaithquako. Tito latest
reports liullwito that tho loss of life
will not reach 100. but mam' ihtsoiih
havo boon Injured and tho propoity lntri
ib very great.
VIch President Corral, In a commu
nication publlthed hero today, declares
that tho wholo of tho statu of Guoirero
Iihh boon devastated.
Thousands of dollars aro belnir sub-
bcribcd to tho fund Iwlng raised in this
city for tho relief of the earthquake
WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN.
Bryce Speculates on Result If Revolu-
, tlon Had Failed,
Philadelphia, April 20. James
Ilryco, ambassador from Great IlriUtlu,
in an address at tho bunquot of tho
Trans-Atluntlu society of Amorloa horo
tonight, declared that, if America hud
remained ai u colonial ward of Kng
land, Presidont ltoofovolt would not
have boon confronted with such world
Important problems as ho Is now called
Had tho countries not boon separat
ed, Mr. liryce said, tho development of
tho United Htatcs would havo been
moro gradual. Ho was of tho opinion
that sluvery would not hao endured so
long and would havo gono, perhaps,
without bloodshed. There would havo
Iwen fewer railroads, less intur.'ial strife
and consequently fewer big economic
problems to soho.
Build Terminals at Oakland.
San Francisco, April 20. Tito West
ern Paolfio railroad has divided to com
mence immediately tho construction of
its trnns-baj terminal along the north
retaining wall of the Oakland estuary.
This work will involvo the filling in of
a molo 1,000 feet in width and between
4,000 and 5,000 feet in length. The
construction of tho molo, together witli
tho erection of a modern depot building
and slip approaches at its western end,
will take about 17 or 18 months, and
will involve a 11 nunc la I outlay of some
thing like $2,500,000.
Georgia Peaches Killed.
Atlanta, "Ga., April 20. Stato Km
tomologlst Smith today received rejiorls
from the various ptach growing dis
tricts of tho stute, u summary of which
shows that at louxt 75 tier cent of the
crop lm been killed by tho recent cold
WILL FIGHT HENEY.
Corporations Have Banded To
gether In San Francisco.
San Francisco, April 17. A conspir
acy which puts into tho shado the $5,
000,000 affair that recently aroused the
Inmates of tho White Houso has evolv
ed from tho graft proceedings in Satt
Francisco, and, Itko tho conspiracy in
Washington, it has its hoadquartors in
Washington. Moreover, ono of the
leadors of the $5,000,000 conspiracy is
ono of tho chief actors in this latest
In short, tho big corporations, which
havo sighted the specter of indictment,
have banded together against tho com
mon foo. Combined they rcprosonb
ono of tho most powerful forces that
America has known, and they are pre
pared to expend a largo shore of tho un
limited capital they control. Tho
United Railroads, an $80,000,000 cor
poration; tho Faclflo States Tolophono
& Tolcgraph company, tho Homo Tolo
phono company, and lastly tho South
ern Pacific company, have joined hands
to fight down tho graft prosecution.
Tho head and front of tho plot aro
reputed to be Patrick Calhoun and E.
II. Harrlman. It Is no secret that
above all othors it is (he dcslro of Mr.
Honoy to direct the firo of tho prosecu
tion agaliiBt Calhoun and tho men who
occupy tho seats of tho mighty in the
councils of the Southern Pacific. Har
riman'a representative on the Pacific,
W. F. Ileriln, is one of tho chief ob
jects of Mr. Hcnoy's Investigation. Mr.
Horrln bus always roftiBcd to como into
tho opon and oven now, with publia
attention centered upon him, ho re
mains in tho background.
MEXICAN 8HOOK8 CONTINUE
Destruction Grows at Reports Com
From Outlying Districts.
City of Mexico, April 17. Heavy
carthquako shocks continued on tho
west coast until 4 o'clock this morning.
Late news of tho earthquake shows that
the devastation wrought was greater
than al first supposed. Rcsldo tho de
struction of Chilpancingo and Chllapa,
it is now said that Tixtla also was lev
eled. Messongors reaching Ghilpanoln
go say tho towns of Ayutla and Omoto
pro havo been wiped out.
Tho population of Ayutla is small,
and It is thought tho loss of lifo tlioro
will bo Insignificant. Ometepro is a
town of about 4,000 inhabitants and
tho lose of lifo probably is largo.
Tlapa, near tho bonier line of tho
stato of Oaxaca, is also reported to bo
wiped out. A report from Chllpunoln
gosayatho wholo of tho west coast
from Acapulco south of Salina Cruz hats
bcon badly damaged.
The damaged places aro romoto, and
now s from the stricken district conse
quently is Incomplete Only ono wire
is working to Chllpunalugo.
Standard Dodges Taxes.
Chicago, April 17. Taxing authori
ties of Lake county, Indiana, liavo in
stigated aiuictlon against the Standard
Oil company of Whiting us a result of
investigations in charge of County As
sessor William K. lilack and his assist
ant, Towns Assessor Ilort Kscher, of
Hammond. They havo discovered, they
say, that tho company fpr four yeais
has sequestered millions of dollars'
worth of valuable property from tax
duplicates. It Is estimated by the
officials that tho Standard Oil company
should bo paying taxes on $40,000,000
worth of property when it is assessed
on tho tax duplicates for only $3,000,
Will Test the 10-Hour Law.
llulto, Mont., April 17. A Helena
special to tho Miner statea that Attor
ney General Albert J. Galen in an
opinion rendered today ftates that he
holds tho recent onaqtmont by tho leg
islature of the statuto limiting tho
hours of employment of railway em
ployes to 1(1 hours to bo valid. Wil
liam Wallaco, Jr., counsul for tho
Northern Paolfio, has served notico
upon tho board of railway commission
ers that tho company will Ignore tho
now statute. Mr. Galen has advised
tho commissioners to at once begin a
test caso against tho lallwuys.
Accused of Taking Bribe.
Chicago, April 17. Perry I.. Hed
rlck, chief sanitary Inspector of tho
city Health department, was arrested
today on charges of soliciting and ao
ceptlng a bribo. It is alleged tho $200
paid to him by George A. lieckway, an
inventor, was found iu his pooket when
ho wits arrested. Hedrick was released
on $10,000 bonds. According to the
charges made against Hcdrlck, ho
agreed with lieckway that on payment
of the inonoy ho would recommend
Heck way's invention to tho Health du
partmtnt. Wisconsin Central Is Guilty,
WMinneapolis, April 17. A jury iu
tho Unjted htatcs District court luab
night found tho Wisconsin Central mil
rood and two of its officials guilty of
rebating, iiurton Johnson, genoral
freight agent, and G. T. Huey, hltt
usslstant, were convicted on all the ,17
couuuj named in tho Indictment, "